Behind the Headlines

Explore our world, one headline at a time.
World Book Editors break down the news in our Behind the Headlines feature allowing for a deeper understanding of the complex events that shape our world today. Behind the Headlines articles are carefully crafted presenting the latest national and world news, science discoveries, current events and other top stories and are simplified for young readers.

America Goes Trump

by | Wednesday, November 9, 2016 |

In a shocking result, voters in the United States elected Republican businessman Donald Trump to be...

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Cameron Quits; May Begins

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016 |

Yesterday, July 13, British politician Theresa May became prime minister of the United Kingdom.

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